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Human Trafficking

Vincentian businessman freed of human trafficking charges

A Vincentian businessman was on Thursday freed of three counts of human trafficking, the first such case in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.<p>The …

7 things to know about local human trafficking

What is human trafficking? Does it happen in the U.S.? Why don't victims come forward to get help?<p>These questions and dozens more were addressed at a …

Fighting sex trafficking: behind the app helping the FBI bust pimps - Hack - triple j

In her college dorm room on a Saturday night, 21-year-old Emily Kennedy trawls through hundreds of online ads offering up women for sex.<p>The ads are …

Human trafficker pleads guilty

WOODBURY - A woman who recruited a teen for prostitution in Gloucester County pleaded guilty to human trafficking Monday, according to the Gloucester …

Federal agents meet with Twin Cities adult nightclubs to combat sex trafficking

- To combat sex trafficking, federal investigators are trying a relatively new tactic by getting people in the adult entertainment industry to become …

2 sentenced for forced-labor trafficking in Ohio

Email Comments Print<p>A federal judge sentenced two men to prison for their roles in a forced-labor operation at a Marion County egg farm, but he …

FOX 5 Investigates: Dangerous world of sex trafficking

They are hidden in plain sight: establishments that say they are one thing, but operate as another. They are illegal operations that harbor potential …

Connecticut's Child Trafficking Crisis

Connecticut has a serious problem with child sex trafficking, but the State's Attorney's Office says it never prosecutes these types of cases. This is a public health and safety issue that should concern everyone.<p>In a hearing before Connecticut State Legislators last week, Joette Katz, Director of …

Michigan man accused of child porn, sex trafficking

<b>(CNN) —</b> It started as a fraud and identity theft case, police said.<p>But it tuned into a federal investigation of sex trafficking and child pornography in a township 30 minutes north of Detroit.<p>One adult female victim was found chained and padlocked by the neck to a stripper pole, according to police …

Human trafficking and tea: What's the connection?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Last month, in a series of videos CNN highlighted the plight of girls growing up on tea plantations in Assam, India, who are targeted by human traffickers.<p>Police in Assam say young girls from tea plantations are easy targets. They live in poverty, have very little education, and their …

Woman sentenced in Milford sex trafficking

A 24-year-old New York woman was sentenced Wednesday to five years behind bars in the sex trafficking of two teenage girls in a Milford hotel.<p>Kaya …

Why child trafficking surges after natural disasters

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015, it killed well over 8,000 people and turned much of the country into a disaster zone.<p>17 days later, as recovery operations were getting established, a 7.3 magnitude quake caused further destruction.<p>In the desolation, chaos and …

Survivor shares her story at human trafficking forum

A recent case of sex slavery and child porn in Detroit highlights the growing problem of human trafficking in Michigan and lawmakers are working to …

An Unlikely Union

In 2002, the GMB, one of Britain’s largest Trades Unions, made history. Known for its representation of men in traditionally masculine jobs – after …